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CWLA Career Center Job Listing #3198

Position Title:  

Family Preservation Intake Specialist

Family Support Services of North Florida, Inc.
Job Location:  
Date Posted:  


Job Level:  
Not Specified
Job Category:  
Social Work - Child Welfare
Job Status:  
Not Specified
Salary Range:  

Not Specified

Job Description:  

Responsible for the referral process for prevention services needed by at risk families of child abuse or neglect who have been referred for intervention by various community agencies and the Department of Children and Families. This position serves as a liaison between the staff of contracted agencies, FSS Family Preservation staff and the staff of the Department of Children and Families.

Education Bachelor’s degree in social work or related area of study from an accredited college or university is required.

Experience At least three years of experience working with at-risk children and/or families and familiarity of area resources. Previous experience working in a Family Preservation program preferred.
Minimum Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to:

• Assess psychosocial behavior, child safety risks, and environmental factors in order to make appropriate case assignments
• Make sound clinical decisions within a short timeframe
• Comprehend, collect and analyze data from FSS database systems
• Plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
• Communicate orally with employees, clients, or public using a telephone, in a face-to-face, one-to-one setting, and in a group setting.
• Maintain confidentiality of records and information.
• Work independently and efficiently in an environment filled with interruptions and crisis
• Be highly organized, detail oriented and flexible.

Knowledge of:

• Social Worker principals, techniques and practices as well as their application to casework and community problems
• New and existing social service providers in Duval County and surrounding areas.
• Current policies and procedures of the Prevention
• Child protective issues.
• Florida Statutes as it pertains to Child Welfare.
• Computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration Valid Driver’s License.
Job Duties
Describe the essential duties of the job (these are activities you perform on a regular basis) and percent of time spent on each. % of Time
Essential Duties
Initially assess and review each prevention referral for eligibility and required information. 40%
Assign each prevention referral to the prevention worker in accordance with the criteria specified by each agency. 5%
Research and resolve issues with prevention referrals. 15%
Generate daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports that track cases by children and families that are served by the various prevention programs. 10%
Create systems to track staff compliance with Family Preservation programs. 5%
Assist Child Protective Investigators and Prevention Staff with all information requested. 5%
Serve as a backup for the IPT Specialist 10%
Keep supervisor well-informed of activities, results of efforts and problems identified/potential problems. 5%
Assists in planning special events for program services. 5%
List those duties you perform on a periodic basis (these are activities you perform infrequently, such as quarterly, annually or as requested).
Other Duties
Perform other duties. As needed.

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Contact (Phone):  
(904) 421-5800
Contact (Fax):  
(904) 398-0787
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